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binder

 [bīnd´er]
1. a support bandage that wraps around the chest or abdomen and is secured with ties or Velcro.
Abdominal binders. A, Scultetus. B, Straight. From Elkin et al., 2000.
2. a substance that attaches to another, such as to facilitate its removal from the body; see bind (def. 2).
phosphate binder a substance such as aluminum hydroxide, calcium acetate, or calcium carbonate that binds phosphate in the blood, removing it from circulation; used in treatment of hyperphosphatemia, such as in patients with end-stage renal disease or hypoparathyroidism.

bind·er

(bīnd'er),
1. A broad bandage, especially one encircling the abdomen.
2. Anything that binds.

binder

/bind·er/ (bīnd´er) a girdle or large bandage for support of the abdomen or breasts, particularly one applied to the abdomen after childbirth to support the relaxed abdominal walls.

binder

a bandage made of a large piece of material to fit and support a specific body part.
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Abdominal binder

bind·er

(bīnd'ĕr)
1. A broad bandage, especially one encircling the abdomen.
2. Anything that binds.

bind·er

(bīnd'ĕr)
1. A broad bandage, especially one encircling the abdomen.
2. Anything that binds.

binder,

n a substance, usually sticky, that holds the solid particles in a mixture together, thus aiding in the preservation of the physical form of the mixture.

binder

1. a girdle or large bandage for support of the abdomen.
2. fibers in a wool fleece which bind the staples together; absence of them produces a locky fleece.